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  1. Jailing immigrants is inhumane, costly and unnecessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Times

    ... In the United States, GEO Group, the company that runs the detention center, and the Corrections Corporation of America are the only two corporations large enough to bid on a contract like the Tacoma facility. That leaves us with a detention policy ...

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  2. Transgender Native American Prisoner Denied Access to Sweat Lodge and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | JD Supra

    Normally, we would not report on an institutionalized person's claim under RLUIPA, but we do so in Stover v. Corrections Corporation of America because the decision reflects a recent trend in RLUIPA cases: close judicial scrutiny as to whether a compelling government interest is furthered by "the least restrictive means" available.

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  3. Edit: Powell Gets Pass From Senate D'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Spokesman-Review

    For more than a year, Idaho Democrats have been griping about how Republican Gov. C.L. Otter's administration botched an investigation into how Corrections Corporation of America bilked the state for unmanned guard shifts while it operated the Idaho Correctional Center outside Boise. About a year ago when it became clear Col.

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  4. Tenn. may not have chemicals it needs for executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | USA Today

    The Tennessee Department of Corrections will not say if it has the chemicals needed to execute inmates via lethal injection. Attorneys for inmates challenging the state's protocol say the drugs are Tenn.

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  5. The activist nun reforming profit-prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    ... investors have put billions of dollars into the two largest such companies, Geo Group and Corrections Corporation of America. Many investors saw dollar signs as prison populations swelled. The stock of Geo Group has risen 130% in the past three ...

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  6. Attorneys: TDOC does not have lethal injection drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Department of Corrections will not say if it has the chemicals needed to execute inmates via lethal injection. Attorneys: TDOC does not have lethal injection drugs The Tennessee Department of Corrections will not say if it has the chemicals needed to execute inmates via lethal injection.

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  7. Dixie Justice: The Roots and Legacy of the South's Incarceration BoomRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Common Dreams

    ... grew by 37 percent between 2002 and 2009. The two biggest for-profit prison companies, Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group, Inc. -- which enjoyed a combined $3.5 billion in profits in 2011 -- are based in Tennessee and Florida, ...

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  8. "The activist nun reforming profit-prisons"Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... have put billions of dollars into the two largest such companies, Geo Group (GEO) and Corrections Corporation of America (CXW). Many investors saw dollar signs as prison populations swelled. The stock of Geo Group has risen 130% in the past three ...

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  9. Ex-corrections officer at DC jail sentenced for briberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Baltimore News

    A former corrections officer has been sentenced to more than 2 years in prison for taking bribes to smuggle contraband into a Washington jail. Prosecutors say Malry had worked for Corrections Corporation of America as a corrections officer at Washington's Correctional Treatment Facility.

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  10. Ex-Corrections Officer at D.C. Jail Sentenced for BriberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | CBS Local

    ... bribes to smuggle contraband into a Washington jail. Prosecutors say Malry had worked for Corrections Corporation of America as a corrections officer at Washington's Correctional Treatment Facility. CCA, a private company, has a contract to provide ...

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  11. The Philosopher Series, Part XIII: What Would Hobbes Invest In Today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Seeking Alpha

    ... which contribute to the operation of a society built on the notion of social contract. Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW ) operates within the correctional facilities industry. The company identifies as a full-service corrections ...

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  12. Editorial: Inspector general would be worth the cost to Idaho - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... award. Separately, the FBI is conducting an inquiry into acknowledged fraud by the Corrections Corporation of America, which operated Idaho's largest prison until last year. There is a pattern here, but most of the 105 inspector generals in the ...

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  13. The Questionable Ethics Of The Private Prison Health Care Company Gunning For a DC ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ThinkProgress

    ... cash that helped her win the election last year. He is also a registered lobbyist for the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), a different company in the private prison industry. According to DC law , "a lobbyist shall file a separate ...

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  14. ISP Chief Defends No CCA ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Judiciary & Rules Committee that he believed falsified reports given to the state by Corrections Corporation of America were likely a civil, not criminal, matter. Powell said that's why he decided not to launch a criminal investigation after it was ...

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  15. ISP chief defends decision not to launch criminal investigation into CCA understaffingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Judiciary & Rules Committee that he believed falsified reports given to the state by Corrections Corporation of America were likely a civil, not criminal, matter. Powell said that's why he decided not to launch a criminal investigation after it was ...

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  16. Idaho State Police chief, Senate panel talk prison scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KIVI

    The head of the Idaho State Police stood by his decision not to investigate a private prison company when he was questioned by lawmakers during a reappointment hearing Monday. Idaho State Police Colonel Ralph Powell told the Senate Judiciary and Rules Committee that he believed falsified reports given to the state by Corrections Corporation of America were likely a civil, not criminal, matter.

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  17. 'White out' glitch reveals lethal-injection pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | USA Today

    'White out' glitch reveals lethal-injection pharmacy The Tennessee Department of Corrections has inadvertently released one of the names. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1HcxuPl NASHVILLE - After a fight all the way to the Tennessee Supreme Court to keep the names of people involved in executions private, attorneys say the state Department of Corrections has inadvertently released one of the names .

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  18. Amada Frost: Detention of fleeing immigrants isn't worth the priceRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    ... America in the hope of obtaining asylum here. These facilities are operated by the Corrections Corporation of America , the world's largest for-profit prison corporation, which has been granted lucrative contracts to house these detainees. Detention ...

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  19. Columbia Students to Lee Bollinger: Divest from Prisons NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Nation

    As of last year, the university had $8 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America, as well as shares in other private security firms. Editor's note: This story was reported by Clare Sestanovich for The Marshall Project , a nonprofit news organization focused on the US criminal justice system.

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  20. Criminal Justice Orgs Want Sunlight on Private PrisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Nashville Scene

    ... of the Freedom of Information Act to private prison corporations, like Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America, who hold federal prisons in their facilities. Currently, companies like CCA or GEO Group are not covered by the FOIA. In 2013, ...

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